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|Acting Workshops with Gary Spatz
Gary Spatz is one of the most respected acting teachers for children
in the United States.
He regularly coaches actors for auditions and callbacks for feature
films and episodic television. Gary's been teaching classes for children
and teens for 25 years. Most recently he coached the young
lead in Super 8 Joel Courtney, in his feature film debut. In addition,
he was the acting coach (alongside Gayla Goehl, asst. director at
the Playground) for the young cast of Judy Moody and the Not
Bummer Summer. Also Gary was Dylan and Cole Sprouse's
acting coach for the hit Disney channel show The Suite Life of Zach
In the past, Gary has served as the children’s acting coach
for many television productions, including the Emmy award winning CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, Roseanne, Sister, Sister, The
Jeff Foxworthy Show, and The Smart Guy. The Playground is located in the heart of the Century City area of Los Angeles, adjacent to the
Westfield Shopping Center. The Playground’s Orange County Satellite Studios are located in Costa Mesa, California in the Offices of South
Coast Plaza. Both locations have been designed to create a comfort zone for the actor while simultaneously providing a professional
atmosphere with studio-grade lights, cameras and monitors.
Gary Spatz has been the acting coach on several Disney productions including MMC (The New Mickey Mouse
Club where he also served as creative consultant) and the feature film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.
He specializes in teaching young performers and has taught young actors that have gone on to star in
such productions as Felicity, Beverly Hills, 90210, Malcolm in the Middle, That 70s Show, Jurassic Park, and many, many more.
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|Gary Spatz of The Playground at The Student
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